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I just earned the Generalist badge…

…And so did 43 other folks. Simultaneously. How does that happen?
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What is the user policy for up-voting on comments, incorporating the advice of the comment, and then flagging the comment as no longer needed?

While answering questions I frequently receive comments, a fraction of these are helpful and offer advice that I incorporate into my answers. Do I up-vote these comments and then flag them for ...
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Can our badges be swords or some other more recognizeable symbol?

Sci-fi's stack Badge is the rebel alliance symbol, some other stacks have other cool symbols that represent their badges. As is right now, we have dice that well... don't really look like dice. They ...
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Is it possible to *vote* to close a question as a duplicate when you have a gold tag badge?

Recently I acquired a gold badge for dnd-5e. Gold tag badges allow a user to single-handedly mark questions with the appropriate tag as duplicates and reopen them as needed. However, one problem I'...
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Does Deleting Comments Impede People from Earning the Pundit Badge?

I was skimming through the site's awarded badges and noticed that the Pundit badge has only been awarded 92 times, which seemed rather low considering the requirements. Given that mods will do ...
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What privileges, exactly, come with tag badges?

I'm given to understand, based on questions like this one, that tag badges (only gold tag badges?) come with some privileges that apply only when acting on posts with that tag. However, I'm unable to ...
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Unawarded Badges?

Earlier today at one point A question I had posted an answer on had 23 votes with an accepted answer of 11 votes on the question, and supposedly met all of the requirements to receive the Populist ...
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Why don't I have Strunk and White?

I noticed on the election page that I don't have Strunk and White, but I would think I should have it. My user activity page shows that I've done 162 revisions, while the badge only requires 80 edits....
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I just got fifteen badges, but I'm not bragging

I just got fifteen badges, about fifteen minutes ago, split between Announcer, Booster, and one Publicist. While I do pass links around ... it seems a little strange that I would get so many at one ...
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How does one earn the “Socratic” badge?

The badge description confuses me: Ask a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintain a positive question record The only part I get is "ask a well-received question". What I don't ...
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Is the “Vox Populi” badge working?

I spent all my 40 votes today and didn't get the "Vox Populi" badge awarded :( Is this a bug or did I do something wrong? Any other possible reasons?
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Can gold badges be awarded during a site's beta period?

Title kind of says it all. I notice that no gold badges have been awarded yet, and with some of the serious power users on this site, that seemed kind of strange.
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Citizen's Patrol Badge… why?

I just got awarded the Citizen's Patrol badge... but I don't think I flagged anything recently. Anyone know why that might happen?
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Is there a way to track progress towards the badges

For example, is there a way to know how close to the editor badge you are?
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No Enlightened badge to go with Nice Answer on first-posted accepted answer?

I got Nice Answer for How to deal with combat immediately after entering room through narrow passage more than two hours ago, but no sign of Enlightened, though I'm pretty positive it meets the ...
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What are the criteria for the “Curious” Badge?

The "Curious" Badge is awarded when you "ask a good question on 5 separate days, and maintain a positive question record." What is meant by "good question" in this? It's not the score of 25 required ...
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Why doesn't my curious badge count all my well received questions?

After reading this Meta.SE post and reviewing this question and answer I can't seem to work out why the progress noted for my 'curious' badge is only 2/5 instead of 3/5. I don't have a positive ...
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Does contributing to Close/Reopen votes outside of the review queue contribute to your total?

At 250 and 1000 reviews in a category, you get a badge. But if you either vote to close or reopen outside of the queue, does it still count towards this total? And if not (as I suspect at the moment), ...
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Do we have any control over badges?

I started thinking about what kinds of behavior we might want to encourage that are different from other stackexchanges, and how changing the badges might achieve that, but then I realized I don't ...
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Didn't get the Electorate badge

The site told me that I am very close to getting Electorate badge. I voted a bit, and then the system told me that I got it. I clicked on the link on my profile, and there was some text like "...
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How do 'Get X votes/views' badges work?

If you get 100 upvotes on an question or answer, that'll get you a Great Question/Answer badge. Likewise, there's the Famous Question badge for question views. But what happens if you already have a ...